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Box Office Star Records > Worldwide > Lifetime Acting > Top Worldwide Stars

Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office


See also: Top Worldwide Leading Stars - Top Worldwide Supporting Stars - Top Worldwide Live Action Stars - Top Worldwide Above the Line Stars - Top Worldwide Below the Line Stars - Top Worldwide Cameo Stars - Top Domestic Stars - Top International Stars

The figures represent the total amount of worldwide revenue generated by all the movies a star has appeared in over their lifetime.

In this chart, we include all roles, including voice roles, cameos, and minor supporting roles.

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Stan Lee photo
Stan Lee
Best known as an Executive Producer based on credits in that role in 43 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Iron Man 3 ($1,215,392,272 in 2013), Captain America: Civil War ($1,153,304,495 in 2016), Spider-Man 3 ($894,860,230 in 2007), Spider-Man: Homecoming ($879,658,781 in 2017), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 ($863,613,101 in 2017), Thor: Ragnarok ($841,927,536 in 2017), Spider-Man ($821,706,375 in 2002), Deadpool ($801,029,249 in 2016)

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Samuel L. Jackson
Best known as a Supporting Actor based on credits in that role in 49 films.
Top films contributed to this record: The Avengers ($1,519,479,547 in 2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron ($1,408,218,722 in 2015), Jurassic Park ($1,038,812,584 in 1993), Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace ($1,027,044,677 in 1999), Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith ($848,998,877 in 2005), Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($714,401,889 in 2014), Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones ($656,695,615 in 2002), Iron Man 2 ($621,156,389 in 2010), The Incredibles ($614,726,752 in 2004), Iron Man ($585,171,547 in 2008)

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Frank Welker
Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 110 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Transformers: Dark of the Moon ($1,123,790,543 in 2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction ($1,104,039,076 in 2014), Alice in Wonderland ($1,025,491,110 in 2010), The Lion King ($987,451,390 in 1994), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($836,519,699 in 2009), Independence Day ($817,400,878 in 1996), Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted ($746,921,271 in 2012), The Smurfs ($563,749,323 in 2011), Aladdin ($504,050,219 in 1992), Beauty and the Beast ($451,329,842 in 1991)

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Complete List

Rank Name Worldwide
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Stan Lee $21,405,921,860 40 $535,148,047
2 Samuel L. Jackson $17,831,507,276 127 $140,405,569
3 Frank Welker $15,469,901,109 110 $140,635,465
4 Bob Bergen $15,453,504,645 59 $261,923,808
5 Warwick Davis $13,852,203,423 23 $602,269,714
6 John Ratzenberger $13,704,572,677 46 $297,925,493
7 Hugo Weaving $11,203,826,030 37 $302,806,109
8 Andy Serkis $11,140,513,832 31 $359,371,414
9 Alan Tudyk $10,886,776,933 32 $340,211,779
10 Cate Blanchett $10,875,955,924 52 $209,152,999
11 Gary Oldman $10,862,640,418 47 $231,120,009
12 Ian McKellen $10,841,630,754 39 $277,990,532
13 Alan Rickman $10,776,639,323 39 $276,324,085
14 Morgan Freeman $10,459,912,543 81 $129,134,723
15 Robert Downey, Jr. $10,271,409,928 64 $160,490,780
16 Tom Hanks $10,077,523,843 57 $176,798,664
17 Robbie Coltrane $10,067,666,398 37 $272,099,092
18 Mickie McGowan $10,020,397,958 27 $371,125,850
19 Stanley Tucci $10,000,684,294 76 $131,587,951
20 Tom Cruise $9,968,679,318 45 $221,526,207
21 Johnny Depp $9,963,315,610 66 $150,959,327
22 Liam Neeson $9,905,530,511 82 $120,799,153
23 Harrison Ford $9,723,337,675 49 $198,435,463
24 Emma Watson $9,696,311,995 18 $538,684,000
25 Scarlett Johansson $9,644,261,559 44 $219,187,763
26 Bill Hader $9,604,815,920 38 $252,758,314
27 Helena Bonham Carter $9,548,872,308 46 $207,584,181
28 Ralph Fiennes $9,438,237,338 48 $196,629,945
29 Orlando Bloom $9,418,248,238 28 $336,366,009
30 Stellan SkarsgÄrd $9,055,995,892 50 $181,119,918
31 Jess Harnell $9,007,428,627 19 $474,075,191
32 Idris Elba $8,995,772,241 37 $243,128,979
33 Dwayne Johnson $8,964,012,899 41 $218,634,461
34 Jack Angel $8,949,731,306 27 $331,471,530
35 Sherry Lynn $8,936,938,825 25 $357,477,553
36 Julie Walters $8,854,412,980 27 $327,941,221
37 Geoffrey Rush $8,613,028,802 38 $226,658,653
38 Willem Dafoe $8,612,913,939 81 $106,332,271
39 Maggie Smith $8,592,867,604 42 $204,592,086
40 Michelle Rodriguez $8,578,215,179 28 $306,364,828
41 Bill Farmer $8,528,011,130 22 $387,636,870
42 Tom Felton $8,493,273,080 21 $404,441,575
43 Timothy Spall $8,487,086,595 51 $166,413,463
44 Vin Diesel $8,483,109,438 29 $292,521,015
45 Daniel Radcliffe $8,400,076,913 21 $400,003,663
46 Matt Damon $8,317,519,579 66 $126,023,024
47 Michael Caine $8,286,894,358 68 $121,866,094
48 Michael Gambon $8,226,588,225 47 $175,033,792
49 Paul Bettany $8,179,994,758 31 $263,870,799
50 Tyrese Gibson $8,147,431,037 19 $428,812,160
51 J.K. Simmons $8,117,684,904 69 $117,647,607
52 Simon Pegg $8,086,831,989 34 $237,848,000
53 Elizabeth Banks $8,084,042,685 49 $164,980,463
54 Luke Evans $8,000,580,743 20 $400,029,037
55 John Goodman $7,953,926,664 80 $99,424,083
56 Matthew Lewis $7,932,601,852 10 $793,260,185
57 Emma Thompson $7,844,555,367 44 $178,285,349
58 Bruce Willis $7,836,894,316 84 $93,296,361
59 Danny Mann $7,823,178,662 16 $488,948,666
60 Rupert Grint $7,771,559,186 16 $485,722,449
61 Geraldine Somerville $7,768,688,651 11 $706,244,423
62 Jon Favreau $7,746,853,795 38 $203,864,574
63 Will Smith $7,744,324,753 33 $234,676,508
64 Devon Murray $7,741,278,705 10 $774,127,871
65 Josh Herdman $7,727,156,777 8 $965,894,597
66 James Phelps $7,727,156,777 9 $858,572,975
67 Oliver Phelps $7,727,156,777 8 $965,894,597
68 Bonnie Wright $7,727,156,777 9 $858,572,975
69 Sigourney Weaver $7,598,863,017 61 $124,571,525
70 Jason Isaacs $7,581,044,951 39 $194,385,768
71 Mark Williams $7,557,224,358 14 $539,801,740
72 John Cleese $7,537,364,066 50 $150,747,281
73 Martin Klebba $7,517,905,847 44 $170,861,497
74 Cameron Diaz $7,509,018,169 40 $187,725,454
75 Anthony Daniels $7,462,148,271 10 $746,214,827
76 Don Cheadle $7,438,240,572 42 $177,100,966
77 Owen Wilson $7,433,593,427 52 $142,953,720
78 Chris Evans $7,417,433,120 32 $231,794,785
79 Laraine Newman $7,413,381,721 17 $436,081,278
80 Christopher Lee $7,349,887,245 35 $209,996,778
81 Brendan Gleeson $7,328,791,023 53 $138,279,076
82 Woody Harrelson $7,305,558,357 68 $107,434,682
83 Zoe Saldana $7,299,917,395 37 $197,295,065
84 Michael Papajohn $7,281,985,994 36 $202,277,389
85 Eddie Murphy $7,204,898,204 42 $171,545,195
86 Jim Broadbent $7,144,141,273 64 $111,627,207
87 Kristen Wiig $7,111,410,244 41 $173,449,030
88 Brad Pitt $7,071,306,175 49 $144,312,371
89 Jeremy Renner $7,050,214,556 29 $243,110,847
90 Bonnie Hunt $7,042,209,488 26 $270,854,211
91 Gwyneth Paltrow $7,022,948,751 45 $156,065,528
92 Judi Dench $7,013,544,615 42 $166,989,158
93 David Bradley $6,984,412,201 18 $388,022,900
94 Steve Carell $6,944,012,386 38 $182,737,168
95 Richard Griffiths $6,926,807,767 32 $216,462,743
96 Leonardo DiCaprio $6,923,372,436 35 $197,810,641
97 Adrian Rawlins $6,865,090,277 14 $490,363,591
98 Jim Cummings $6,785,470,853 33 $205,620,329
99 Alfie Enoch $6,766,873,472 7 $966,696,210
100 Ben Stiller $6,683,300,124 52 $128,525,002

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

Image attributions

Stan Lee: By Edward Liu (Stan "The Man" Lee) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Samuel L. Jackson: By pinguino k (originally posted to Flickr as samuel l jackson) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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